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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-05-24 14:39:24

"Gennadiy Rozental" <gennadiy.rozental_at_[hidden]> writes:

>> This is part of a much larger problem... a quick count in the regression
>> tests shows about 300 failures coming from the test library. Most of these
>> are on compilers we usually consider rather broken, but we need someone to
>> look at these failures and either fix them or mark them.
> Actually majority of the failures comes from tests for the features that did
> not get into Boost.Test. They could be disabled for now. I will do that
> tonight.

It would be nice if the Boost.Test library maintainer could avoid
things that cause needless failures to appear in the tests during a
release. I think we've seen multiple times that this at least causes
Bost developers and release managers distress when it happens, and
results in time wasted.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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